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During the month of February and part of the month of March, students and staff at Penta Career Center collected 600 pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls, a Nashville, Tenn.-based global not-for-profit institution that collects new and used shoes and then distributes them to people in need both in the United States and overseas.

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R. C. Waters Elementary kindergartners recently students explored languages of the world with the help of some older friends.

Earlier this month, members of foreign language studies classes at Oak Harbor High School took a break from their regular routines to teach the younger children of the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District. The three-day event occurred while the regular teachers took part in the kindergarten roundup at the school.

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Even very good students can sometimes suffer from test anxiety. That’s the name given to poor performance in testing situations that results from the student seeming to mentally freeze up, despite having really studied the subject matter.

It can happen from early elementary years through college, and even in work situations. Most students suffering from severe test anxiety are very aware of it and eager to make it disappear.

A starting point in overcoming test anxiety is accepting that some nervousness is natural. Blame it on our ancestors. In any tension-filled situation – whether it’s a snarling bear at the cave entrance or test questions about polynomials – our blood pressure goes up and other physiological and psychological reactions take place. This is good when the threat is a bear but overkill when it’s just a snarling math problem.

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